Photos from heavyweight competitions at the 2017 edition of The Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville can now be viewed in our online galleries here. The Aug. 9 edition of The Glengarry News will have full coverage of this year's Games.
Many Glengarrians have had special reasons to cheer on Canadian athletes at the Rio Olympics.
Gold-medal winning high jumper Derek Drouin has in the past got lifts from Jean-François Ménard, the Green Valley native who as a performance psychology specialist has worked with some of the world’s top athletes.
Meanwhile, Dannie Boyd, of Kingston, was being backed by her aunt Mary McCrimmon Leduc, and uncle Donald McCrimmon, of McCrimmon, as she competed in sailing earlier Meanwhile, fencer Joseph Polossifakis, 25, of Montréal, has Alexandria links. His mother was raised in Alexandria and his grandfather Louis Pavlounis is the owner of the Alexandria Pizzeria.
Our first batch of photos from the 2016 Glengarry Highland Games is now available in our online galleries here. Look for more photos to be added soon.
Numerous other images are published in the Aug. 3 edition of The Glengarry News.
Reprints of photos in various sizes are available for order from our office at 613-525-2020 and make great gifts.
To help you prepare your visit to this weekend's Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville, The Glengarry News published our annual supplement last week. In case you missed it, the publication can be read online for free.